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Acadian Cultural Center

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Address: 501 Fisher Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone Number: 337-232-0789
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Great place to get started learning about the Cajuns

We visited here again because the staff are so friendly and helpful with places to go and things to do. Springtime is an excellent time ot visit Cajun Country because there is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We visited here again because the staff are so friendly and helpful with places to go and things to do. Springtime is an excellent time ot visit Cajun Country because there is a festival, or two, going on pretty much every weekend. If you don't find much to do in Lafayette or the surrounding area while you are here, you... More 

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Patterson, Louisiana
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57 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I can't recall anything I disliked about Acadian Village. There's good food, good music, and Acadian history everywhere. You can visit a doctor's house and see original equipment from days gone by or check out a blacksmith at work but be sure to visit at Christmas time. I is a treat that you won't soon forget, from the awesome lights... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Liked the displays. The movie was so so. Not a large place but a good place to pick up some history.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This small cultural center tries to cover a lot of ground and doesn't provide much depth. I left somewhat confused and wanting to know more. There are lots of pictures of people who could have provided wonderful oral history, if this display were a little more technologically adept.

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Bolton, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This Centre gave an interesting insight into the origins of the Acadien people. Staff ran video specially for us. This was good but gave a few historical inaccuracies in the use of English when they meant British. (Scottish soldiers do not like being called English!!). Exhibition also good. Go here before Vemillionville. Free entry but they welcome donations.

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Pensacola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have been here several times and if you are new to the area you can understand some of the culture from watching the films and viewing the articles in the museum

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Not much to do on weekends here. Based on reviews we really wanted to see this but it is not open on Sunday at all and only open on Saturday until noon

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Easton, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This park service cultural center is simply wonderful and educational. The short film is a wonderful history of, and introduction to, the acadian people. The film is well-done and I'd advise seeing it before you tour the exhibits. The displays have great detail in words & sound so take time to peruse. There is a great staff & sweet little... More 

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Munich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Very informative, interesting and thought-provoking exhibit detailing the life, culture, history, stories of Cajun people. The 30 min film is very good too.

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Jericho, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The videos are excellent and set the stage for the displays. Some of the displays have sound, and be sure to listen to them.

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